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November 30, 2010Press Item
“Tomorrow, the House will take up the Help HAITI Act. This important legislation will help Haitian orphans become permanent residents of the United States in the wake of the tragic earthquake earlier this year..
October 8, 2010Press Item
“I want to thank General Jones for his service to his country as National Security Advisor.  General Jones is a good friend who I have known and respected for years...
October 15, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced that the U.S. is investigating China for its policies and practices affecting trade and investment in clean energy technologies in response to a petition filed by the United Steelworkers:
September 23, 2010Press Item
Today Republicans unveiled their agenda calling for the exact same failed policies of the past. The national security agenda presented, once again, does not focus on the real fight against terrorism and the places that give them sanctuary and put our nation at risk.
August 6, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) led a bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Haiti today, Friday, August 6th. Joining him were Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD), Congressman David Price (D-NC), Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD), and Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL).
June 28, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered remarks this morning on Democrats’ record on national security and a comprehensive security strategy that uses all of our tools to keep Americans safe at an event hosted by the Center for Strategic & International Studies:
April 8, 2010Press Item
Today, President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the new START Treaty.
February 25, 2010Press Item
Throughout the past year, many Congressional Republicans have attempted to use the politics of fear to score political points rather than focus on increasing our nation’s security.
December 18, 2009Press Item
The agreement President Obama announced this evening - including transparency measures, a mitigation target of two degree Celsius and a financing mechanism - is an important step forward that lays a key marker both in the global fight against climate change and in U.S. participation in such efforts.
December 15, 2009Press Item
Every Member in this chamber understands the deep danger inherent in a nuclear Iran.
December 1, 2009Press Item
Tonight, President Obama delivered a speech on his strategy for Afghanistan.
November 28, 2009Press Item
I applaud Prime Minister Netanyahu's announcement of Israeli plans to suspend new settlement construction in the West Bank.
November 10, 2009Press Item
I am pleased that the Obama Administration is continuing to focus on the dire situation in Sudan.
November 4, 2009Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke at a Helsinki Commission event this morning marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
November 3, 2009Press Item
I rise to voice my objection to the unbalanced and inaccurate Report of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, otherwise known as the Goldstone Report.
April 24, 2009Press Item
I am honored to accept this award, as the Obama Administration and the 111th Congress continue our efforts to strengthen the United States’ bond with Israel.
March 27, 2009Press Item
I applaud the Obama Administration for taking its time to develop a comprehensive strategy for the Afghanistan/Pakistan region.
March 27, 2009Press Item
House Democrats weighed-in on President Obama's announced strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan.
February 17, 2009Press Item
President Obama’s announcement that he will send troop reinforcements to Afghanistan is the first step toward refocusing on the security and stabilization of that nation.
January 23, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama signed an executive order repealing the ‘global gag rule,’ a policy that banned American funds for overseas family planning organizations that perform abortions or conduct abortion counseling.
January 9, 2009Press Item
Today this House stands united in support of Israel as it faces enemies bent on its destruction.
December 29, 2008Press Item
Israel is acting in clear self-defense in response to heinous rocket attacks from Hamas-controlled Gaza.